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Emmy-nominated actor Rob Schneider, well known for his trademark blend of character and comedic acting, has broadened his focus to include directing, producing and writing.
After a nearly twenty-year break, Schneider recently made a return to standup. He released his first comedy album Registered Offender and a drama film that he directed and co-wrote, titled The Chosen One. Schneider will next voice the title role of Norm, in Norm of the North, an animated film for Lionsgate. He also recently starred in the hit Grown Ups for Sony.
Schneider is well known for his longtime relationship with Adam Sandler and Sandler’s production company, Happy Madison. Schneider has starred in several Happy Madison projects, including Bedtime Stories, You Don’t Mess With The Zohan, The Benchwarmers, 50 First Dates, The Longest Yard, Eight Crazy Nights, Little Nicky and Mr. Deeds. Also for Happy Madison, Schneider co-wrote and starred in Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo, Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, The Hot Chick and The Animal. His other film credits include Big Stan, Shark Bait, The Waterboy and Big Daddy.
Schneider began writing jokes as a teenager, appearing at local venues. After opening for comedians such as Jay Leno and Jerry Seinfeld, he made his major network television debut in 1987 on The David Letterman Show. Soon after that, he became a regular on Saturday Night Live. During his four seasons at SNL, Schneider was nominated for three Emmys and a Peabody Award.